Burial at Sea Charters, Texas

Caring - Respectful - Dignified - 281-469-2846

Burial at Sea, ashes scattering

Providing offshore Gulf of Mexico ashes scattering services departing out of Galveston, Texas or Freeport, Texas 

281-469-2846

About Us

Burial at Sea Charters, understands how difficult it can be to say goodbye to a loved one. We are also aware of the stress associated with making burial arrangements while you are in mourning . That is why we are fully committed to providing attentive, compassionate and respectful services to you and your family during this difficult time.  Whether you plan to attend or prefer an unattended ashes scattering service, we would be honored to organize and handle all the details for you.  


Among the option of services we offer, each service includes an official ship’s parchment sea burial certificate marking the offshore, Texas Gulf of Mexico coordinates of your loved one's final resting place. We accommodate all faiths with personalized attention and provide a dignified delivery of your loved one's ashes to the sea.  Each scattering service will take place at the required nautical mile distance from shore.  


Contact us at your convenience so we can further discuss your particular service requirements. Thank you for considering Burial at Sea Charters to assist you during this difficult time.


Memorial Services will be departing out of The Bridge Harbor Yacht Club located at:  411 Sailfish Lane, Dock C  -  Freeport, Texas 77541 -  Phone: 281-469-2846

service options - boat- CAPTAIN - pricing

Attending Memorial Services

Bereaved passengers on the Texas Gulf of Mexico after spreading ashes of a loved one.  Galveston TX.

During this memorial ceremony,  your loved one’s cremated remains are scattered by family, friends or the captain.  Each service includes an official ship’s parchment sea burial certificate marking the offshore coordinates of  your loved one's final resting place. And if requested, an eight bell end of watch blessing/ceremony is performed while at the memorial site. This service will accommodate up to six family members plus the captain, an assisting crew member and lasts up to 2.5 hours.


Cost: $800. 

Non-Attending Services

Rose peddles drift off after an ashes spreading memorial service. Freeport, Texas.

Should you and or your family decide to not attend the service, Capt. Al Manica, along with an assisting  crew member will respectfully scatter your loved ones ashes for you. Included in this service will be an official ship’s parchment sea burial certificate marking the offshore coordinates of  your loved one's final resting place. In addition, a video recording of the service will be provided to you. And if requested, an eight bell end of watch blessing/ceremony is performed while at the ashes sprinkling memorial site.


Cost: $400.

Pet Memorial Services

We cater to; dog, cat, bird, horse or any other type of bereaved pet owner you may be.

Burial at Sea Charters totally understands the close bonding that takes place between a pet owner and his or her's beloved pets. This ashes scattering service is offered to our customers both as an attending or non-attending service. Included will be an official ship’s parchment sea burial certificate marking the offshore coordinates of  your pet's final resting place. In addition, should you not be able to attend, a video recording of the service will be provided to you. And if requested, an eight bell end of watch blessing/ceremony is performed while at the memorial site. 

Attending: $800, Non-Attending: $400 

The boat: "Carolyn Jane"

The "Carolyn Jane", safe, comfortable and spacious.

 The "Carolyn Jane" is a 36 ft. (42ft. loa) dependable Chris Craft Yacht. It has a large salon main cabin, two state rooms, full size bathroom, galley and spacious fore and aft decks providing ample room for you, friends and or family. She is equipped with a sofa, refrigerator, microwave and sound system for playing music of your choosing. The "Carolyn Jane" has the latest navigational electronics, safety equipment (including O2), VHF radio, an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) and as of 6/2019 has passed a full USCG safety inspection. 

About the Capt. Al Manica

Capt. Al Manica, USCG licensed captain and PADI Dive Master. Over 25 years of offshore experience.

 Captain Al Manica is a licensed United States Coast Guard Captain/Merchant Marine Officer and a PADI Dive Master with over 28 years of professional offshore experience. In addition, Al has and continues to be involved in University Oceanographic research work, ecological studies and archaeological shipwreck restoration and mapping projects involving The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Texas A&M Oceanographic Division. Captain Al is also President of The Global Under-Water Awareness Association (USA Texas Division).   

Pricing / Payments

Accepting payments using; VISA, Master Card, Discover Card, American Express, Check or Bank Transfer

 We accept the following forms of payment: 

VISA, Master Card, Discover Card, American Express, Cash, Check and or Bank Transfer. 


Please call or text us at 281-469-2846 for more information or for assistance with making reservations, payments or to discuss the memorial service options we offer. 


You can also contact us via our "Contact Us" email messaging link  below. 

THANK YOU. 

Contact Us

Thank you for considering Burial at Sea Charters to assist you during this difficult time. Should you have any questions or if we can be of any assistance please contact me directly via email, text or phone so we can discuss your particular needs. Thank you, Capt. Al Manica, 281-469-2846

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Burial at Sea Charters - 411 Sailfish Lane - Freeport, TX 77541

Burial at Sea Charters is an affiliate of:

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